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April 30, 2017

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Photo: President Donald Trump speaks at the Pennsylvania
At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider
Sunday, April 30, 2017
President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals. "We are not going to let other countries take advantage of us anymore," he said ...
FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims
Sunday, April 30, 2017
FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said in a statement he will ...
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria and insisted U.S. support for such groups "must come to an end." The U.S. moved troops and ...
Pope to Venezuela: avoid more violence, respect human rights
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Pope Francis has appealed to leaders of Venezuela's government and society to avoid any more violence as he cited the mounting number of dead, injured and prisoners. Francis told faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square that ...
Report: Iranian who ran TV network shot dead in Turkey
Sunday, April 30, 2017
The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of ...
McMaster: North Korea a 'grave threat' to US, China
Sunday, April 30, 2017
President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, says North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the international community." He says North Korea poses "a grave threat" not just to ...
Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
Sunday, April 30, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship," a Filipino official said ...
Tornadoes leave trail of destruction in East Texas
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Severe storms including tornadoes have swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes. Authorities believe as many as five people were killed and dozens injured, though ...
Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal
Sunday, April 30, 2017
A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Ueli Steck was killed at ...
Photo: Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides Nyquist, center, to v
First family of Las Vegas sports betting handicaps the Kentucky Derby
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Tony Vega heads the Boulder Station race and sports book, and customers know to tap his experience betting on horses. He grew up in LA near Santa Anita and became an accomplished tournament handicapper. After moving to Las Vegas, he broke into the sports book world. Curious whom he’s picked to win this year’s Kentucky Derby?
Your guide to choosing the right charity
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Making a difference isn’t always as easy as finding a cause and handing over some cash. There are many upstanding charitable organizations in Southern Nevada, but it’s wise to do some research before you commit to a donation. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on how to balance your head and your heart.
2 dogs dead after eating poisoned meat near Nevada park
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Authorities are searching for a suspect who they say left out poisoned meat near a Nevada park, killing two dogs and leaving three others in critical condition. ...
Photo: Fans gather at the Goose Island Beer Company to wa
Four players the Golden Knights may target with sixth pick in NHL Draft
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Top prospects Patrick, Hischier all but ruled out after lottery fall
Saturday night’s NHL Draft Lottery couldn’t have gone worse for the Vegas Golden Knights. ...
Photo: Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announces the Oakla
Raider fans get raucous at ‘Draft Day’, team’s first public event in Las Vegas
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Gov. Sandoval reads name of fourth-round pick David Sharpe at party
Motorists passing the Welcome to Las Vegas sign only needed to honk their horns or roll down a window to receive a morning salute on Saturday. ...
County showing lack of vision in considering expressway plan
County showing lack of vision in considering expressway plan
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sun Editorial:
In their zeal to build an elevated expressway, some Clark County elected leaders are poised to send Las Vegas back to a time when you might have overheard something like this in an average American household: ...